Was there an ethnic conflict?
Sri Lankan crisis:
Our politicians for a long time followed a policy
without taking the interests of India into consideration and not
realising the consequences of ignoring India's interests. J. R.
Jayewardene was openly hostile to India. This resulted in Indian
intervention by the arming of terrorist groups. Fortunately, we were
not close to China because, China may have invaded us under that
situation. China claims the Spratly Islands which are 1,000 miles
away in addition to Taiwan which is 132 miles away.
A strong diplomatic politician
Former Minister Anura Bandaranaike, well known
among the reporters as AB is no more. Although he was called "the
Prince without a crown", various portfolios held by him in different
eras of politics in the country and the steps taken to develop each
field coming under him as the minister were so important to the